15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

15 days in Madagascar Itinerary

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Nosy Be
— 3 nights
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Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)
— 3 nights
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Nosy Iranja
— 1 night
Fly to Antananarivo, Taxi to Andasibe
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Andasibe
— 2 nights
Taxi to Antananarivo, Fly to Tolanaro
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Tolanaro
— 1 night
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Antananarivo
— 4 nights
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Nosy Be

— 3 nights

Perfume Island

The island of Nosy Be, off the coast of Madagascar, remains the country's premier beach getaway renowned for its tranquil ambience, pristine shoreline, and year-round warm weather.
Nosy Be is known for wildlife, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Passot, explore by horseback at Ambaro Ranch, and head off the coast to Nosy Fanihy.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nosy Be trip itinerary app.

Athens, Greece to Nosy Be is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Nosy Be. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Athens in March: high temperatures in Nosy Be hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez).

Things to do in Nosy Be

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

— 3 nights
On a trip to Antsiranana, a sleepy port town in Madagascar's northernmost province, you can enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of its streets, lined with quaint colonial-era buildings and colorful marketplaces.
Step out of Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) with an excursion to Amber Mountain National Park in Joffreville--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Montagne des Francais, hike along Les Trois Baies, get outside with Mer D'Emeraude, and identify plant and animal life at Mad'avia Tour.

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Getting from Nosy Be to Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) by flight takes about 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Nosy Iranja.

Things to do in Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nosy Iranja

— 1 night
Boasting a tropical-paradise vibe, Nosy Iranja consists of two smaller islands linked together by a narrow stretch of white sand.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Zebubianco Tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nosy Iranja trip planner.

You can fly from Antsiranana (Diego Suarez) to Nosy Iranja in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Nosy Iranja are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Andasibe.

Things to do in Nosy Iranja

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Andasibe

— 2 nights
When you take a trip to Andasibe, you'll discover a protected rainforest in eastern Madagascar.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Analamazaotra Special Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vakona Private Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Andasibe route planning website.

Getting from Nosy Iranja to Andasibe by combination of flight and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tolanaro.

Things to do in Andasibe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tolanaro

— 1 night
Tolanaro lures tourists with its exceptional scenery, endemic wildlife, clean beaches, and delicious seafood.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lokaro Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nahampoana Reserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tolanaro trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Andasibe to Tolanaro by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. March in Tolanaro sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Antananarivo.

Things to do in Tolanaro

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Antananarivo

— 4 nights
Surrounded by verdant rice paddies, Madagascar's capital and the country's commercial and cultural hub, Antananarivo boasts a rich history and heritage, evident in its numerous historic buildings, colonial-era neighborhoods, and archaeological museums.
Antananarivo is known for historic sites, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Lemurs' Park, tour in harmony with nature at Lemur Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tsimbazaza Zoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambohimanga.

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Getting from Tolanaro to Antananarivo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Tolanaro in March, things will get slightly colder in Antananarivo: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antananarivo

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Madagascar travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Island
Madagascar deserves its reputation as a nature lover's paradise--around 5 percent of the world's plant and animal species are endemic to this island. Lemurs and rainforests, karst landscapes and rich red soil steal the headlines and remain among tops reasons to take a trip to Madagascar. The cultural diversity of the population also provides plenty of intrigue and interest, with distinctive ceremonies, unusual sports, and a varied cuisine all highlights of active, enriching Madagascan itineraries.